Betty Warnock

Winter Orchard, n.d., Betty Warnock, oil on canvas, 105 1/2 cm x 118 cm, 1980.02.01. Purchase made possible through the support of Casabello Wines Ltd. and the Canada Council for the Arts.

Saskatchewan Valley, n.d., Betty Warnock, pen and ink on paper, 21.5 x 26.5 cm, 1980.02.04. Purchase made possible through the support of Casabello Wines Ltd. and the Canada Council Special Purchase Assistance program.

 

Betty Warnock

Born: Alexandria, Virginia, 1933

Arrived in Canada in 1963

Betty Warnock was born in Maryland. She had a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the American University, Washington, D.C., 1959 and also had 6 credits towards her Masters Degree. She was the assistant to the art director at Watkins Art Gallery, The American University, 1958-59. She taught art at junior high, Maryland , 1959-62. The artist moved to Canada in 1963 and obtained Canadian citizenship in 1970. She has had one man and group shows from 1959-1980 throughout Canada and the United States. She resided in Naramata, BC.

Rock Hills or Okanagan Hill, c. 1980, Betty Warnock, acrylic on canvas, 1986.01.01. Gift of Mrs. Gisele Critchley.